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#Surgery

Tiger Woods facing another spell out after undergoing fifth back operation
# Under The Knife
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# Under The Knife

Tiger Woods facing another spell out after undergoing fifth back operation

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The 45-year-old will miss the Farmers Insurance Open and the Genesis Invitational.

Andres Iniesta vows to play on after surgery
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# Future Plans

Andres Iniesta vows to play on after surgery

Dec 17th 2020, 2:43 PM 7,890 Views 6 Comments

The ex-Barcelona star has promised his glittering career won’t be cut short by the thigh injury.

'He will be a real loss' - Munster's Matt Gallagher set for shoulder surgery
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# Setback

'He will be a real loss' - Munster's Matt Gallagher set for shoulder surgery

Dec 9th 2020, 1:41 PM 10,382 Views 13 Comments

The province have welcomed back their Ireland internationals for Sunday’s clash with Harlequins.

Gomez's surgery on damaged tendon 'successful', but no timescale for comeback
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# Surgery

Gomez's surgery on damaged tendon 'successful', but no timescale for comeback

Nov 12th 2020, 1:47 PM 5,981 Views 3 Comments

Gomez suffered the problem during a training session for the national team.

Cruel setback for Ulster's Will Addison as he's ruled out for several months
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# Under The Knife

Cruel setback for Ulster's Will Addison as he's ruled out for several months

Sep 29th 2020, 2:47 PM 7,721 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, Tom O’Toole has been sidelined for several weeks with an ankle issue.

Opinion: 'The HSE should reverse centralisation policy to avoid disastrous waiting lists'
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# Decentralisation

Opinion: 'The HSE should reverse centralisation policy to avoid disastrous waiting lists'

May 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,227 Views 18 Comments

Dr Naveed Abbas argues that peripheral hospitals should return to doing more complex surgeries once this emergency has passed.

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'
# Remission
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# Remission

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'

Nov 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,160 Views 35 Comments

Today is World Diabetes Day and a health group wants the HSE to examine more ways of helping people to reverse their type 2 diabetes through losing weight.

Sanchez ruled out for three months after undergoing ankle surgery
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Sanchez ruled out for three months after undergoing ankle surgery

Oct 16th 2019, 5:31 PM 5,954 Views 5 Comments

The Man United forward, who is currently on loan at Inter Milan, picked up the injury while on international duty with Chile.

World Cup worry for England as Vunipola ruled out for at least three months
# Under The Knife
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# Under The Knife

World Cup worry for England as Vunipola ruled out for at least three months

May 17th 2019, 10:52 AM 3,965 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old loosehead picked up a hamstring injury against Leinster last weekend.

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK
# Budd Chiari Syndrome
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# Budd Chiari Syndrome

'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK

Apr 12th 2019, 3:53 PM 31,122 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Lowndes was diagnosed with a rare liver condition just six weeks before she was due to get married.

Recovery from heart surgery will see All-Star nominee miss start of 2019 season
# Niall Kearns
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# Niall Kearns

Recovery from heart surgery will see All-Star nominee miss start of 2019 season

Jan 11th 2019, 12:07 PM 6,667 Views 3 Comments

Monaghan’s Niall Kearns underwent surgery last October in Dublin.

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug
# Animal Welfare
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# Animal Welfare

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 7,794 Views 0 Comments

About 50,000 pet surgeries happen in Ireland each year.

US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancer removed from lung
# Notorious Rbg
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# Notorious Rbg

US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has cancer removed from lung

Dec 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 15,046 Views 30 Comments

The nodules were discovered last month in x-rays after the Supreme Court Justice fell and fractured three ribs.

Leinster back Joe Tomane ruled out of action for up to five months
# Hamstrung
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# Hamstrung

Leinster back Joe Tomane ruled out of action for up to five months

Nov 15th 2018, 12:11 PM 10,195 Views 34 Comments

The 28-year-old Wallaby has undergone a hamstring procedure.

Family believes woman who died after minor surgery would be alive if there was 'proper handover of care'
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# Apology

Family believes woman who died after minor surgery would be alive if there was 'proper handover of care'

Nov 12th 2018, 3:16 PM 31,839 Views 18 Comments

Susan McGee’s family has said an apology for her death “brings little consolation”.

'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots'
# Jackal
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# Jackal

'That's where you're getting so much punishment - three massive free shots'

Aug 29th 2018, 12:00 PM 33,702 Views 15 Comments

Sean O’Brien is making his way back from a shoulder injury and wants jackaling players to be protected.

NHS suspends vaginal mesh operations in England over risk of 'life-changing injuries'
# Vaginal Mesh
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# Vaginal Mesh

NHS suspends vaginal mesh operations in England over risk of 'life-changing injuries'

Jul 10th 2018, 8:55 AM 12,454 Views 3 Comments

The chair of an independent review said she had not seen evidence that the benefits of mesh outweigh the “severity of human suffering” caused by complications.

Triple world champ Lomachenko has gone under the knife for shoulder injury
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Triple world champ Lomachenko has gone under the knife for shoulder injury

May 31st 2018, 12:57 AM 3,648 Views 1 Comment

The Ukrainian’s promoter says he will be fit to box again by the end of August.

'I was in pain all the time': Pregnant woman denied treatment for 'gangrenous ovarian cyst'
# 8th Amendment
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# 8th Amendment

'I was in pain all the time': Pregnant woman denied treatment for 'gangrenous ovarian cyst'

May 19th 2018, 2:14 PM 37,800 Views 70 Comments

Kate Campbell had to have her ovary, fallopian tube and part of her abdominal wall removed.

Health Minister cancels meeting with women who suffered vaginal mesh complications
# Mesh Survivors
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# Mesh Survivors

Health Minister cancels meeting with women who suffered vaginal mesh complications

May 17th 2018, 7:43 PM 14,415 Views 21 Comments

His office said the cancellation was due to “urgent other work commitments” and has been rescheduled for next month.

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US
# Soldier
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# Soldier

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US

Apr 24th 2018, 8:44 AM 37,283 Views 61 Comments

Doctors hope the man will regain near-normal urinary and sexual functions.

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery
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# GoFundMe

'I'm elated, relieved': Over €111k raised to send Cork teen to US for urgent brain tumour surgery

Apr 19th 2018, 1:12 PM 12,424 Views 7 Comments

17-year-old Aaron McMahon was diagnosed with a chordoma brain tumour in February 2017.

Sean O'Brien set to miss out on Leinster's semi-final clash with Scarlets
# Tullow Tank
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# Tullow Tank

Sean O'Brien set to miss out on Leinster's semi-final clash with Scarlets

Apr 17th 2018, 10:33 PM 17,338 Views 21 Comments

The back row may even require surgery on his shoulder injury.

Blow to PSG's Champions League hopes as Neymar set for surgery
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# Setback

Blow to PSG's Champions League hopes as Neymar set for surgery

Feb 28th 2018, 8:14 PM 5,894 Views 8 Comments

Rodrigo Lasmar, the surgeon with the Brazilian national squad, will carry out the operation.

Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery
# Advice For Men
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# Advice For Men

Stephen Fry is recovering from prostate cancer surgery

Feb 23rd 2018, 3:02 PM 18,039 Views 78 Comments

The actor said he has been “in the throes of a rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure”.

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long
# Delays
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# Delays

'Aisling's curve is now 70%': Minister says waiting four years for scoliosis surgery is too long

Feb 15th 2018, 4:51 PM 11,940 Views 25 Comments

Aisling Corcoran had steel rods removed from her back in 2014.

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage
# Critical
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# Critical

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage

Jan 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 6,441 Views 20 Comments

Minister of State Jim Daly said increasing ICU capacity is a priority for the government in 2018.

Myth debunked: Age isn't a risk factor for complications after surgery among older patients
# Research
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# Research

Myth debunked: Age isn't a risk factor for complications after surgery among older patients

Jan 14th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,797 Views 3 Comments

Instead, frailty, depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment and smoking were associated with postoperative complications.

Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average
# Worrying
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# Worrying

Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average

Jan 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,454 Views 5 Comments

Elective surgeries in African countries have a death rate double that of the global average, a new study reveals.

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact
# Busy Period
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# Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 9,736 Views 22 Comments

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery
# Waiting Lists
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# Waiting Lists

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery

Dec 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 16,942 Views 38 Comments

There are currently more than 8,500 people on the cataract waiting list in Ireland.

Man United defender ruled out for up to three months as he undergoes surgery
# Recovery
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# Recovery

Man United defender ruled out for up to three months as he undergoes surgery

Dec 15th 2017, 3:16 PM 4,663 Views 2 Comments

Man United manager Jose Mourinho confirmed the news.

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis
# Vaginal Mesh
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# Vaginal Mesh

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Dec 5th 2017, 10:47 AM 124,079 Views 9 Comments

Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery
# Mary Comber
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# Mary Comber

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

Nov 22nd 2017, 3:38 PM 11,892 Views 51 Comments

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery
# Spinal Curve
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# Spinal Curve

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

Sep 27th 2017, 1:54 PM 9,558 Views 28 Comments

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

Irish women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants
# Prolapse
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# Prolapse

Irish women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants

Sep 18th 2017, 6:15 AM 78,963 Views 11 Comments

Women have reported issues such as headaches, lack of energy, discharge, bleeding and pain years after their surgery.

Over €1 million spent last year on surgeries for morbidly obese people
# Obesity
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# Obesity

Over €1 million spent last year on surgeries for morbidly obese people

Jul 24th 2017, 7:13 AM 11,672 Views 59 Comments

Ireland is on course to become the fattest nation in Europe within 10 years.

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
# Washington
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# Washington

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Jul 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 19,059 Views 54 Comments

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment
# Clock Is Ticking
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# Clock Is Ticking

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment

Jul 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,155 Views 40 Comments

Catherina Tobin has lost the power in one of her legs since being put on a surgery waiting list in May 2015.

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week
# Bariatric Surgery
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# Bariatric Surgery

Ireland is carrying out less than one weight loss surgery a week

Jul 13th 2017, 6:03 AM 8,894 Views 23 Comments

“The funding for more surgery just isn’t there. But there is the need and we’ve identified the need.”

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